Objects of Our Affection - February 2020

Auction Details

Welcome to our February 2020 Auction! This sale features over 2,500 lots over 4 days, covering numerous collecting categories incl. Art, General Americana, Numismatics, Mining, Railroad, Military, Sports, Cowboy & Native Americana, Bottles, & More!

HIGHLIGHTS:

*The John Reynolds Collection, Part One (Exonumia & Americana)

*The Benj. Fauver Collection of Counter Tokens

*The Potosi Mine Gold-Silver Ingot (Bliss Collection)

*Numismatics incl. Masonic Pennies, Coins, Medals, So-Called Dollars, Tokens, Shell Cards, Wooden Money, & Dies

*Original James Marshall California Gold Rush Collectibles

*Mining Equipment, Maps, Ephemera, USGS Folios, & Rare Stock Certificates

*Art incl. Franz Trevors, William Forrest Martin, and Japanese Netsuke

*Whiskey & Beer Shot Glass Collection

*Vintage Baseball and Boxing Collectibles

*Stocks & Bonds from the Ken Prag Collection & Others

and Much More!

Full Auction Schedule

Day 1, Friday, February 14th, 2020 (Lots 1000-1646)
Art (1000-1074)
General Americana (1075-1434)
-Jewelry (1075-1104)
-Pocket Watches (1105-1119)
-Souvenir Spoons (1120-1131)
-Souvenir Plates (1132-1193)
-Ephemera, Geographically Sorted (1194-1305)
-Miscellaneous (Decoys, Books, Music, Toys, Etc.) (1306-1434)
Mining Artifacts & Ephemera (1435-1646)
-Books (1437-1490)
-Ephemera, Geographically Sorted (1491-1544)
-Equipment (1545-1646)

Day 2, Saturday, February 15th, 2020 (Lots 2000-2643)
Stocks & Bonds, Geographically Sorted (2000-2632)
-Mining (2000-2214)
-General (2215-2264)
-Railroad & Transportation (2265-2632)
Railroad Artifacts & Ephemera (2633-2643)

Day 3, Sunday, February 16th, 2020 (Lots 3000-3628)
Numismatics
-Coins (3000-3074)
-Encased & Elongated (3000-3018)
-Masonic (3019-3055)
-General (3056-3074)
-Medals & So-Called Dollars (3075-3185)
-Ingots feat. Lot 3186, The Potosi Mine Gold-Silver Ingot
-Currency, Exonumia, & Ephemera (3188-3200)
-Tokens (3201-3550)
-Shell Cards (3201-3272)
-Geographically Sorted (3273-3550)
-Wooden Money (3551-3573)
-Dies & Hobbs (3574-3628)

Day 4, Monday, February 17th, 2020 (Lots 4000-4602)
Firearms & Military (4000-4031)
Cowboy & Native Americana (4032-4069)
Bottles & Glass (4070-4124)
Sports Collectibles (4125-4285)
Bargains & Dealer Specials (4286-4602)
-General Americana (4286-4312)
-Numismatics (4313-4337)
-Stocks & Bonds (4338-4602)
-General (4338-4377)
-Mining (4378-4450)
-Railroad (4451-4602)
SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. Shipping and handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing as it is based on the size and weight of your purchase. Additional shipping and handling costs, if required, will be re-invoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and size.
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Japanese Netsuke, Unsigned  (112766)1000 - Japanese Netsuke, Unsigned (112766)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Netsuke are ornamental toggle-like pieces, made of a variety of materials but commonly of carved ivory for pieces over 100 years old. They were used
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Japanese Netsuke, Carved Resin Replicas (5 Pieces)  (112768)1001 - Japanese Netsuke, Carved Resin Replicas (5 Pieces) (112768)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Carved Resin Replicas of Japanese Netsuke handcrafted, made of polymer or wood resin. Two Japanese figures of peasants engaged in daily work, marked P
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Japanese Netsuke, Mudman and Monk Figurines  (112775)1002 - Japanese Netsuke, Mudman and Monk Figurines (112775)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) The Netsuke piece appears to be ivory with Schreger lines. There are cracks that appear to be natural and in line with the grain. There is some res
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Japanese Netsuke, Signed  (112767)1003 - Japanese Netsuke, Signed (112767)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
In Japanese mythology, the Seven Lucky Gods or Seven Gods of Fortune are believed to grant good luck and often have their place in netsuke engravings
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Japanese Netsuke, Signed  (112772)1004 - Japanese Netsuke, Signed (112772)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very nice example of Meiji Period Japanese Netsuke hand carved with excellent detail in the likeness of the Lucky God Jurojin, a very popular characte
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Japanese Netsuke, Signed (3 pieces)  (112771)1005 - Japanese Netsuke, Signed (3 pieces) (112771)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Each of these pieces have traditional netsuke holes and what appears to be Schreger lines, indicative of ivory. All are signed in Japanese on the bott
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*********5 for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Japanese Netsuke, Unsigned (2 pieces)  (112769)1006 - Japanese Netsuke, Unsigned (2 pieces) (112769)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These two pieces of Japanese Netsuke appear to be a set, matching in style, size, detail, and craftsmanship. The female is an erotic piece and the ma
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Japanese Okimono, Signed (3 pieces)  (112773)1007 - Japanese Okimono, Signed (3 pieces) (112773)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Okimono ivory figurines are Japanese works of art that date back to the Edo period (1615-1868) but gained popularity in the Meiji period (1868-1912).
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*********5 for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Japanese Okimono, Signed (6 pieces)  (112774)1008 - Japanese Okimono, Signed (6 pieces) (112774)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot contains three male and two female Japanese Okimono figures -These piece are NOT ivory, but possibly bone or some kind of resin. We believe
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to p******y for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Golfer with Golf Club  (63864)1009 - Golfer with Golf Club (63864)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small sized golfer, solid wood, unpainted. 51" x 22" x 21", crack on left side of head and another crack down chest to base. Nice car...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,200.00
 
 
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The Consummate Butler  (63863)1010 - The Consummate Butler (63863)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This butler figure is solid wood and nicely carved. He appears as a very old man, has his had out to carry a tray. He is wearing a tuxedo, vest and re
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to p*******8 for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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Bronze Sculpture of Mother and Child  (104923)1011 - Bronze Sculpture of Mother and Child (104923)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great modernist style bronze sculpture of mother and child attached to rectangular marble base. The artist is unknown, but the style is reminiscent of
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Nude Nymph,  With Fish Skin and Raven Painting  (77465)1012 - Nude Nymph, With Fish Skin and Raven Painting (77465)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very beautiful nude nymph by a lake with a fish skin, and a Raven about to steal it. This item was previously sold by a famous gallery for over $8000,
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Original Oil Painting by Nevada Artist Max Bunnell  (114357)1013 - Original Oil Painting by Nevada Artist Max Bunnell (114357)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original Oil Painting of Mountain town by Nevada artist Max Bunnell. 16 x 20" framed. (frame damaged upper left corner). Bunnell founded the M...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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William Putnam Hill Painting of Cupid and Woman  (78424)1014 - William Putnam Hill Painting of Cupid and Woman (78424)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original William Putnam Hill in pastel colors, framed 24 x 34", 16.5 x 26" in gold leaf frame. Provenance: Jim Mackie Collection of Grass...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (1,000.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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Andrew Putnam Hill Gouache Nude  (78425)1015 - Andrew Putnam Hill Gouache Nude (78425)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Framed gouache by Andrew Putnam Hill from the Jim Mackie Collection of Grass Valley, a collector and dealer in fine Americana. Original work about 11
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 7,500.00
 
 
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Autographed Original Artwork! Two Oil Paintings and One Reproduction - (Lot of 3)  (108788)1016 - Autographed Original Artwork! Two Oil Paintings and One Reproduction - (Lot of 3) (108788)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Ocean Sunset, oil on 11" x 14" canvas in beautiful ornate 22" x 19" vintage frame. Autograph at lower left is illegible. Br...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Franz Trevors Painting "The Cinch Ring"  (112808)1017 - Franz Trevors Painting "The Cinch Ring" (112808)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Charles Marion Russell painted "The Cinch Ring" in 1907. Franz Trevors was born in that year and grew up admiring Russell's work. Each...
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to 8*****P for (5,000.00 + 1,100.00) x 1 = 6,100.00
 
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Franz Trevors Painting-Longhorn Rustling  (114300)1018 - Franz Trevors Painting-Longhorn Rustling (114300)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
In 1944, Frank Trevors, Nevada Gaming Artist, was commissioned by Felix Turrillas, Jr., owner of Felix's Bank Club in Lovelock, Nevada, to paint...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to 8*****P for (5,000.00 + 1,100.00) x 1 = 6,100.00
 
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Alexander Humboldt Portrait by Friedrich Heinrich-POSSIBLE MUSEUM PIECE (104925)1019 - Alexander Humboldt Portrait by Friedrich Heinrich-POSSIBLE MUSEUM PIECE (104925)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original portrait of Alexander Humboldt (1769-1859) by Friedrich Heinrich, Freiherr von Kittlitz (1799 – 1874). He was a German artist, naval officer
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to d*******f for (600.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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